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Bagasie (Baggage) is a trilogy of Afrikaans one-act plays by André P. Brink; Die Koffer (The Suitcase) (1962), Die Tas (The Case) and Die Trommel (The Trunk). Published by Tafelberg in 1965.

Performance history in South Africa

1964: Die Koffer was staged by Libertas Teaterklub in April, directed by Piet van Straaten, with Marie van Heerden (die Vrou), Louis Eksteen (die Man), Annette Muller (die Dame), Dian Joubert (die Heer) and Casper Venter (die Klerk). This production was also staged, by invitation of the Bellville Amateur Theatre, in the Bellville Community Centre in May 1964.

1965: Bagasie was staged by PACT Drama in a production directed by Francois Swart and Leonora Nel; Die Koffer featured Johan Botha (Klerk), James Norval (Man), Sandra Kotze (Vrou), Louis van Niekerk (Heer), Petru Wessels (Dame), Marius Weyers (Kruier).

1972: Bagasie presented by the Rhodes University Drama Department and Rhodes University Department of Afrikaans in June, directed by Brink.

Translations and adaptations


PACT theatre programme, 1965.

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